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Chapter 6 Review

Review questions for Chapter 6.

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What spurred the second period of industrial growth in the late 1800's? An abundance of steel.
How did the spread of the telephone provide new jobs for many women? Telephones required operators to connect calls and women filled many of these jobs.
What is the Great Upheaval? A year of intense strikes and violent labor confrontations in 1886.
What did wealthy industrialists believe that the rich had a responsibility to do with their money? Give their wealth to society before their death.
What is made up of organizers raising money by selling partial ownership of a company to stockholders? A corporation.
What did Thomas Edison do to go into the invention business? He first invented the telephone and followed it up with significant discoveries and advancements in electricity, light bulbs, phonographs, and early motion-picture cameras.
What did the Sherman Antitrust Act outlaw? It outlawed monopolies and trusts that restrained trade.
What spurred the development of the horseless carriage? The horseless carriage was spurred by the innovations in oil refining.
Why was Mary Harris Jones called "the most dangerous woman in America"? She was called “the most dangerous woman in America” because of her ambitious drive to educate and organize laborers which she did incredibly effectively.
When does a trust become a monopoly? A trust becomes a monopoly when it gains exclusive control of an industry.
What led many workers to organize labor unions? The terrible working conditions pushed them to make the labor unions.
Were women and children paid more than white males? No, women and children were paid less than white males.
What was the raw material needed to process steel? Iron ore turns into steel.
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